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Submission + - Mitt Romney's Favorite Book? Battlefield Earth (slate.com)

farcedude writes: Back in 2007, when asked, Mitt Romney stated that his favorite book was "Battlefield Earth", by L Ron Hubbard, of Scientology fame (the movie version. He later qualified that to say that it was his favorite science fiction novel, with Mark Twain's "Huckleberry Finn" being his favorite novel. Interesting to ponder what this might say about the man.
Also on NPR: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=9976346

Submission + - Romney's Favorite Book? Battlefield Earth (npr.org)

farcedude writes: Back in 2007, Mitt Romney revealed that his favorite book is "Battlefield Earth", by L. Ron Hubbard. He later qualified it as his favorite sci-fi novel, but it's interesting to consider what this might say about the man. Also in Slate: http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/politics/2007/05/mitt_romneys_hidden_geek.html

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